Supplier roster set for GTM West March 15, 2016 Share 1 -- Growing a supplier portfolio and developing one-on-one supplier relationships are core components of Travel Weekly and TravelAge West’s Global Travel Marketplace events. The supplier opportunities for GTM West have been sold out for weeks and the full roster is now available to view.“GTM advisers must have a global book of business to qualify for selection. And they must be looking to expand their supplier portfolio. For that reason, we need to assure an amazing diversity of destinations and travel companies to create productive matches for future business relationships,” said Alicia Evanko-Lewis, senior vice president of events for Northstar Travel Group.Attendees selected for this year’s Global Travel Marketplace West will have the opportunity to meet a diversified supplier roster, including several U.S. and international destinations, tour operators, hotels and cruise lines.GTM West is an elite, appointment-only event that connects the most influential travel advisers in North America with global travel suppliers in powerhouse face-to-face meetings and exclusive boardroom sessions. This boutique-style event provides a unique and interactive platform that supports the best sellers in the business, encouraging them to expand their supplier portfolio and grow their business.GTM West will be held at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa in Tucson, Ariz., May 4 to 6. The application deadline is March 25. Travel advisers who are selected to attend are fully hosted, including air, hotel and all meals during the event.“GTM’s travel advisers represent the highest producers in the travel industry, vetted through a meticulous screening process in order to attend. If selected to participate, we will cover all travel, hotel and meal expenses and will make you the center of attention as suppliers request to meet with you and ask for your business,” Evanko-Lewis said. Read what past attendees have said about the event.